Areas of Research Interest: Diaspora Studies, Gender studies, and regional history.
No. of Ph.D. students: (a) Supervised: Nil (b) Ongoing: 01
No. of M.Phil. students: 09
No. of Publications: (a) Journal(s) : 10 (b) Books Authored: 02 (c) Journals Edited: 02(d) Book Chapters: 02
Achievement & Awards:
Received University Medal and for Ist Class First in M.A. History 1998, University of North Bengal.
UG: 6 Years (Kurseong College 2002-2009)
PG: 7 Yeasrs in NBU (2009-till date)
Selective List of Publications:
Articles in Edited Books:
Indian Diaspora and women : A quest for an Identity in Colonial and Post-colonial times, in Maya Ghosh edited Towards Engendering Development ,Centre for Women’s Studies, NBU,2011
The Rajbanshi Kshatriya Movement : A Study of Caste Mobilisation in North Bengal during the Colonial times, in Anita Bagchi & Dahlia Bhattacharya edited Omnibus of North Bengal: The History and Culture of the Hills and the Plains , Vol –I, B.R.Publication , New Delhi, 2013.
Associate Editor, Karatoya , North Bengal University Journal of History , March 2011, Volume -4.
Editor,Karatoya ,Journal of History ,March 2015,Volume -8
Associate Editor of Book - Omnibus of North Bengal ,History of the Culture and Society of the Hills and Plains, Volume - I &II ,2013. B.R.Publication, New Delhi.
Editor of Book-A March towards Awakening : Glimpses of Women Empowerment in India, Ayur Publication, New Delhi, (In press)
Papers in Journals:
Rethinking the role of the Nepalese of Darjeeling Hills in the Indian National Movement (1906-1947), p-158-167, Journal of Indian History , University of Kerala , Thiruvananthapuram, Volume LXXXVIII, Parts 1-3, April,August and December , 2009.
Gender Inequality and Patriarchy: The Migrant Women Workers in colonial India, p7-12;Journal of Women’s Studies, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of North Bengal, March 2010
Bengali Diaspora in Burma : Dynamics of political Interactions (1885-1948), p-67-82, Karatoya , North Bengal University Journal of History , March 2011, Volume -4.
Dhimals : Search for Identity and Existence of A Tribe in the Darjeeling Terrain jointly with Sudip Khasnobish , in Journal of Indian History , Vol-XCI , April, August , December , 2012, pp-191-203
Living in Shadows : A study of the Racial Discrimination and Injustice of the Indian Diasporic Community in Fiji(1879-1987) in Karatoya , North Bengal University Journal of History , March 2012, Volume -5.
Telengana Movement: A Study of Economic Disparity,in The Historical Review , Indian Institute of Oriental Studies an Research, January-December,2013, Vol-XXI,No-1&2
Tracing The Roots : Reflections of Indian Diaspora during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, in Indian Historical Studies, Vol-XI, NO-2, April 2015
Zenana Missions and Christian Missionaries: Some Reflections of the ‘White woman’s Burden ‘ and Imperialism in the Nineteenth century Bengal, Exploring History, Vol –VII, Jan-June , No-1, 2015
Towards Emancipation: Reflection of Writings of some Muslim women in the 20th century in Karatoya , North Bengal University Journal of History , March 2014, Volume -7
Papers Presented in Seminars and Conferences:
Paper presented titled , ‘ Women in Indian Armed Forces: Challenges, Triumphs and Male Response” in UGC National Seminar on Centre of Women’s Studies, University of North Bengal held on 29th and 30th of March 2016.
Paper presented titled, ‘ The shift in the social paradigm: The Rabhas of North Bengal’ in UGC National seminar on Protest Movements in North Bengal through ages: Social, Political and Economic Perspective held on 17th March 2016 organized by the Department of History, University of North Bengal.
Paper presented titled , ‘Women in Protest : The anti-liquor movement in Andhra Pradesh’ in UGC National Seminar on Women in 21st Century : Livelihood , Environment and Sustainability’ held on 27-28 March , 2015 organized by the Centre of Women’s Studies , University of North Bengal
Paper presented titled, ‘Women in Indo-Bangladesh Border: Some Narratives and Experiences’ in UGC sponsored National Seminar on Women , Patriarchy and Gender: Deconstruction and Reconstruction of History(India and Beyond) organized by Department of History , held on March 13-14 , 2015.
Paper presented titled, ‘ Guns and Shots : Looking Through the Colonial Hunting of North Bengal”, in UGC sponsored International Seminar on Environmental History of North Bengal and Adjacent Regions: Contested Issues and Emerging Perspectives held on 21st and 22nd , March 2014 organized by the Department of History, NBU.
Paper presented titled, ‘ Changing Status of Women in India: Dimensions and Concerns’held on 29-30 March,2014 organized by the Centre of Women’s Studies , University of North Bengal
Paper presented titled, ‘Portrayal of Women in Advertisement in Indian Television’on National Seminar on Women in Contemporary India: Issues and Challenges organized by Centre for Women’s Studies, University of North Bengal held on 29th and 30th march 2013.
Paper presented titled ‘TelenganaMovements:AStudyofEconomic Disparity’ in UGC & ICHR sponsored International Seminar on State , Power And Ethics of Governance :The Indian Experiences held on 18th -20th February,2013,Department of History, University of North Bengal.
Paper presented titled, ‘Women issues related to Justicein transition: Past and Present’inRegionalSymposium jointly organized by Department of Law, Department of Management, University of North Bengal and Calcutta Research Group, Kolkata held on 16th August, 2012 , University of North Bengal.
Paper presented titled ‘The literary and cultural organizations: A study of national awakening in North Bengal’ in UGC sponsored International Seminar on North Bengal: Society, Politics and Cultural Heritage held on 16-17 March 2012. , Department of History, University of North Bengal.
Paper presented titled ‘Immigration of the Bengalis in Burma : Impact on Burmese Nationalism and National Movement (1885-1948),in UGC and ICHR sponsored National Seminar on Interrogating and Exploring Hindustan, British India and India (1556-2000),held on 29-30 April 2011, P.G. Department of History , Malda College, Malda.
Paper presented titled ‘Diaspora and Indian Women’, in UGC sponsored Seminar on Conceptualizing Women in Development held on 28th -29th March 2011, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of North Bengal.
Paper presented titled ‘Rabindranath Tagore : His Travels and Asian Oneness’, in UGC National Seminar on Rabindranath Tagore: Investigating His views on Nation, Nationalism and Universal Humanism held on 26th March 2011, Department of History , University of North Bengal.
Paper presented titled ‘ Brahmodesh pratyagoto Bangalir Itihas O Evacuee samasya(1939-1962)’, in Paschim Banga Itihas Samsad XXVI International Annual Conference held on 24-26 January2010 at NBU.
Paper presented titled , ‘ Bengali community in Burma in the post colonial period: Problems and experiences’, in UGC National seminar on Facets of modernity held on 24-25th March 2009, KGTM College, Badgogra
Paper presented titled ‘ Rai Saheb Panchanan Barma : Bhasa o Jatir Parichay’ , in Paschim Banga Itihas Samsad International Annual Conference held on 24-26 January2002 at St. Paul’s College .